District Attorney R. Lowell Thompson passes away at 48

‘A friend to everyone’ By Deanna Kirk — Corsicana Daily Sun October 25, 2018 Flags at half-staff, the Courthouse and Justice Center were a sea of umbrellas as county employees stood in the rain Wednesday to honor Navarro County District Attorney R. Lowell Thompson as he returned home to Corsicana. Thompson passed at Baylor Hospital in Dallas Wednesday morning October 24 after a brief illness.  His family were all at his side.  He leaves behind his wife, Brandy; two children Kieley and Eli; parents Sam and Paulette Thompson, brother Darrell, and many extended family across the county.  Lowell’s brother Brent […]

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Texas Secretary of State Pablos Refers Pre-Filled Voter Registration Applications to AG Paxton

By Sam Pohl — Republican Party Of Texas Communications Director October 22, 2018 AUSTIN, TX — On Monday, Texas Secretary of State Rolando Pablos referred a complaint regarding pre-filled voter registration applications sent to Texas residents who are ineligible to vote to the Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton for investigation.  Chairman James Dickey commented: “Secretary Pablos has done a good job of taking this complaint seriously and ensuring we protect ballot integrity.  If the complaint against the Texas Democratic Party is true, then they are encouraging foreign influence into our election process, and demonstrating that they will stop at nothing […]

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Texas Democrat Party Attempts to Register Non-Citizens to Vote

By Sam Pohl — Republican Party Of Texas Communications Director  October 19, 2018 AUSTIN, TX — News broke regarding Public Interest Legal Foundation filing a complaint against the Texas Democratic Party who sent voter registration forms to non-citizens with the citizenship box already checked.  Chairman James Dickey commented: “Our right to vote is the cornerstone of our democracy and, if this is true, them the Democrats are encouraging foreign influence into our election process.  This is deplorable and I fully expect the Texas Democratic Party to answer for these claims.  If they are truly doing this, then they are undermining […]

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Texas Prepares to Cast Final Straight-Ticket Ballots

By John Austin — Corsicana Daily Sun October 9, 2018 The one near-certainty about the November midterm is that, thanks to state lawmakers, it’s the final time Texas voters will cast straight-ticket ballots. Voters here like one-punch voting: a whopping 63 percent of Texas’ 2016 General Election votes were straight-ticket ballots, according to the non-partisan Texas Election Source (TES).  Those five million-plus straight-party votes marked a 13 percent jump from the 2012 record, and in 2018, Texas led the nation in straight-ticket voting, according to the TES. But as for the future, the questions concern who’s helped and who gets […]

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Republicans Rally To Get Out The Vote

By Mark Archibald — Corsicana Daily Sun October 9, 2018 Several of Navarro County’s elected officials thanked members of the Republican Party for their continued support and encouragement at a GOP rally Saturday in downtown Corsicana.  They also urged fellow Republicans to take friends and neighbors to the polls this Election Day.  Tuesday October 9 is the final day to register to vote before the November Election. Early voting in Navarro County begins October 22. District Court Judge James Lagomarsino told the crowd that, as a teenager, he could remember being one of only a handful of Republicans in Navarro […]

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Republican Party of Navarro County — A Voice For All Republicans

By Eric R. Meyers — Republican Party of Navarro County Chair September 22, 2018 As we approach a crucial election on November 6, I want to take a moment to remind everyone how important each and every vote will be.  We are facing challenges from the left that must be met head on.  With a barrage of attacks through the mainstream media, Republicans have been forced to be on defense for many baseless claims.  From national races to local races, the public has been polarized by numerous claims from the left leading some to question their positions regarding the vote […]

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Democrat Justin Nelson Violated Campaign Laws

By Sam Pohl — Republican Party Of Texas Communications Director September 14. 2018 AUSTIN, TX — Yesterday, the Republican Party of Texas (RPT) announced that Justin Nelson, the Democrat candidate for Texas Attorney General, violated state campaign laws.  Mr. Nelson swore, under penalty of perjury, that he accepted contributions from labor unions in violation of Texas law.  In addition, Mr. Nelson failed to report what goods or services multiple donors provided his campaign, also in violation of Texas law.  Violations of these laws carry potential civil and criminal penalties.  

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U.S. Senator Ted Cruz Urges Voter Turnout

By Mark Archibald — Corsicana Daily Sun August 29, 2018 The question of who will hold majority control in the United States Senate is one of the most closely watched aspects of the November midterm elections.  Voter turnout is the key in deciding who will represent Texas.  Incumbent Senator Republican Ted Cruz and his challenger, El Paso Democrat Beto O’Rourke, both recently had campaign events in Corsicana. Cruz met with a room full of supporters during a campaign stop at the Across The Street Diner Monday August 27.  He touted Republican successes over the last two years in his remarks. […]

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U.S. Senator Ted Cruz Comes To Corsicana

August 27, 2018 By Steve Jessup U.S. Senator Ted Cruz stopped in Corsicana on Monday afternoon August 27 at ‘Across The Street Bistro’ in Corsicana on his campaign between Dallas and Houston.  He quickly reviewed four remarkable conservative legislation accomplishments of the U.S. Senate and President Donald Trump: Tax Cuts Regulatory pulled back Obamacare individual mandate repealed Appointment of U.S. Supreme Court justices. Any one of these accomplishments would be remarkable, demonstrating ‘Anything Is Possible.’ The 2018 Tax Reform Bill, signed December 22, 2017, is the largest tax cut in a generation was passed.  The child tax credit was doubled […]

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Brent Thompson Bronze Closer to Completion

By Deanna Kirk — Corsicana Daily Sun August 25, 2018   The bronze sculpture of Corsicana’s son DART Officer Brent Thompson is progressing, and another push will be made to raise funds for the project at the Aggie Steak Cookoff Saturday at the IOOF Event Center. The Navarro County A&M Club representative Mark Watson reported at the the most recent meeting of the Brent Thompson Memorial Bronze statue committee that they are accepting some sports items from Texas A&M University such as helmets, signed footballs, etc. to be auctioned off at the Aggie Steak dinner.  “The Navarro Community Foundation will […]

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